Night Comes to the Cumberlands: A Biography of a Depressed Area

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Jesse Stuart Foundation, Jan 1, 2001 - Fiction - 404 pages
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At the time it was written, Night Comes to the Cumberlands framed an urgent appeal to the American Conscience. Today it details Appalachia's difficult past, and at the same time, presents an accurate historical backdrop for a contemporary understanding of the Appalachian region.

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Review: Night Comes to the Cumberlands: A Biography of a Depressed Area

User Review  - Bill Phelps - Goodreads

A very informative yet depressing book. It is fascinating to hear more of the history of the region. Caudill accounts a thorough narrative that accounts for the genesis of many of the problems that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sam Motes - Goodreads

Night Comes to the Cumberland is an existential story of a people crushed by technological innovations and changing energy consumption dynamics that destroyed the lifeblood of their community. It ... Read full review

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